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In the fall of 2019, Mr. Alain McNamara announced his plans to retire in the early Summer of 2020 after serving as the executive director of the Fulbright Commission in Jordan since its inception in 1994.
Lamia shares her experience applying for the Fulbright Pre-Doctoral Award along with valuable advice for interested candidates. She is a Jordanian Fulbrighter (2019-2020 Cohort) who is currently studying TESOL at Murray State University.
Ms. Hadeel Mohammad, who is a Fulbright Alumna obtained a Master's Degree in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 2016, and showcased her design at Amman Design Week in October 2019.
For Arabic Language Day (يوم اللغة العربية), we interview our current Fulbright grantee Ms. Rana Sandouqa (FLTA cohort of 2020-21) to speak about her experience thus far teaching Arabic at the Catholic University of America and the environment she helped foster with virtual learning amidst the ongoing pandemic.
December 10th of each year marks the UN day for Human Rights. Ms. Lubna Nasser (Fulbright Alumna 2018-2019) shares this insightful article through the lens of her work and this year’s Human Rights Day theme relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Every December 3rd marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And we wanted to highlight a blog post written by one of our Ph.D. Jordanian Alumni. Dr. Nour El-Bashiti is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at the University of Jordan.